Saturday, April 30, 2016

John Tchicai & Ascension Unending
- "Four Points Plus Two Agents"



Featuring John Tchicai (tenor sax), Rosie Hertlein (violin, voice), Garrison Fewell (guitar), Alex Weiss (baritone sax), Dmitry Ishenko (bass), and Ches Smith (drums).

John Tchicai on Wikipedia

Friday, April 29, 2016

Anthony Braxton Quartet - "40M"



Recorded July 20, 1975 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, featuring Anthony Braxton (alto sax, clarinets), Kenny Wheeler (trumpet), Dave Holland (bass), and Barry Altschul (drums, percussion).

Anthony Braxton official site

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Medeski, Martin and Wood
- Live at the Umbria Jazz Festival



Recorded in 2001 at the Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy, featuring John Medeski (keyboards), Billy Martin (drums), and Chris Wood (bass).

Medeski Martin & Wood official site

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Ian Carr's Nucleus - Live at the Molde Jazz Festival



Recorded in August, 1974 during the Molde Jazz Festival at the Rådhuset in Molde, Norway, featuring Ian Carr (trumpet, flugelhorn), Bob Bertles (alto sax, flute), Ken Shaw (guitar), Geoff Castle (keyboards), Roger Sutton (bass), and Bryan Spring (drums).

Official Ian Carr and Nucleus Web site

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Art Pepper - "Blues for Blanche"



Recorded in 1981 in Rome, featuring Art Pepper (alto sax), Milcho Leviev (piano), Bob Magnusson (bass), and Carl Burnett (drums).

Art Pepper tribute site

Monday, April 25, 2016

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Sweet Fire"



Recorded in 1970 at the Mason de la Radio, featuring Rahsaan Roland Kirk (saxophones, flutes, manzello, stritch, whistles, etc.), Dick Griffin (trombone), Ron Burton (piano), Vernon Martin (bass), Jerome Cooper (drums), and Joe Texidor (percussion).

Rahsaan Roland Kirk fan site